Two pets killed in Lawrence County house fire

Two pets killed in Lawrence County house fire

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Emergency crews responded to the scene of a house fire in Walnut Ridge Saturday that killed two family pets.

According to Walnut Ridge police dispatch, the house is on Southeast 3rd Street.

Crews were dispatched to the scene around 2:20 p.m.

Walnut Ridge and Hoxie fire crews worked to put out the fire.

According to Lt. Dennis Kincaid with the Walnut Ridge Fire Department, there was major damage to one room of the house.

The homeowners were out of town when it started.

Kincaid said the fire is still under investigation and they have not released a cause.

He said they do not suspect arson as a cause, though.

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